International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 714147, 9 pages
Research Article

On Maslanka's Representation for the Riemann Zeta Function

Departamento de Matemáticas, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas, Apartado 20632, Caracas 1020-A, Venezuela

Received 18 October 2009; Accepted 10 May 2010

Academic Editor: Dorothy Wallace

Copyright © 2010 Luis Báez-Duarte. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A rigorous proof is given of the hypergeometric-like representation of the Riemann zeta function ζ(s) discovered by Maslanka as a series of Pochhamer polynomials with coefficients depending on the values of ζ at the positive even integers.